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Lost Orbit Rock - East Face
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Nowhere To Go But Down 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Chris Miller, August 2001
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Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 31, 2006

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Description 

Climb easy slab past two bolts to a traverse right at the third bolt, which then leads back left via tenuous friction to the fourth bolt. Inobvious and balancy moves lead up and then right to an anchor shared with Hubbble.

Sustained and technical, this slab route is unlike most of the climbing on this wall and is best done on a cooler day.

Location 

Just left of Hubble is this technical slab up a dark, lichen-covered face.

Protection 

6 bolts, bolted lower-off


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By John Ericson
From: Murrieta, CA
Oct 14, 2013

I believe this is one of Holcomb's better lines, so long as you like slab. It is easier than the 12a grade in the guide book suggests.
By Phil Esra
Jun 9, 2014

If you like pure slab, this is a must-do--fun, delicate, improbable. Stay out of the groove on the left, ya big cheater.
By Anne Brookes
From: San Dimas, California
Sep 12, 2014

Was a solid 12a for me, I found other 12's in the area to be easier. However I have little slab experience.